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After getting pushed out of the news cycle by a new wave of killings in the turf war between Rio’s favela drug comandos and the FIFA’s four year ban of Brazilian international star Jobson after he was caught for illegal doping while starring for a team in Saudi Arabia, the Globo Network on May 7th published the latest findings on the murders of the eight Corinthians Pavilion 9 fan club murders.
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